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Man walking on alley killed by pickup truck

June 19, 2021 Zaida I. Delos Reyes 668 views

A MAN was killed Friday night when he was accidentally hit by a Suzuki pick-up truck while walking on a small alley in Zamboanga Sibugay.

The fatality was identified as Jhongelban Monera Apatan, 18, single and resident of Purok Bangkal, Bgy. Tagway, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay.

Taken to the nearest hospital due to multiple injuries was Eduardo Tabamo Alcos Jr., driver of the Suzuki pick-up truck without a plate number.

Reports from Police Regional Office (PRO) 9 snowed the mishap occurred at around 6:55 p.m.

Apatan was driving his vehicle towards Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay from Titay when he lost control of the steering wheel, fell into a deep area about 30 feet away from the road and hit the victim.

The victim sustained serious physical injuries while the driver of vehicle sustained multiple injuries. Both were rushed to the Zamboanga Sibugay Provincial Hospital for medical attention.

The victim was pronounced dead due to severe head injury at about 7:20 p.m. by attending physician Austin Lorenz Ritchie A. Alvarez.

The driver of vehicle and the vehicle involved are now under the custody of Ipil Municipal Police Station for proper disposition.